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Peer-reviewed Article
In International Studies
Energy transition has been gaining significant policy attention in India, especially in the backdrop of the concerns about growing emissions from fossil fuels and the need for cleaner energy services. However, this has been one of the strategic dilemmas for the country. On the one hand, the increasing demand for fossil fuels is prompting critical...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Critical Sociology
Author:
Nieves
Moreno
China and Japan are currently in opposing stages of the expansion process of capitalism. While China is at the centre of the global accumulation of surplus capital through urbanisation and industrial expansion—i.e. the creation stage—Japan has been stagnant in recent decades and its periphery is de-urbanising—i.e. the destruction stage...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management
Author:
Chettiyapan
VISVANATHAN
Michikazu
KOJIMA
Pariatamby
AGAMUTHU
In developing Asia, policies and legislations to promote reduce, reuse and recycling (3Rs) of waste have gained much traction over the last 10 years. Henceforth, the focus of governmental efforts on the 3Rs will be on improving the policy implementation and managing the policy progress. To meet these ends, it is essential to set clear policy...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management and Research
Waste reduction and recycling at the city level will acquire greater significance in the near future due to rising global volumes of waste. This paper seeks to identify policy-relevant drivers for successful promotion of waste reduction and recycling. Factors influencing the success of waste reduction and recycling campaigns are identified. Two...
Book Chapter

Working with marginalised, vulnerable and privileged groups

In Fieldwork and Development Studies: A Practical Guide – 2nd Edition
Author:
Warrick
MURRAY
Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management & Research
Landfilling is the most common and cost-effective waste disposal method, and it is widely applied throughout the world. In developing countries in Asia there is currently a trend towards constructing sanitary landfills with gas recovery systems, not only as a solution to the waste problem and the associated local environmental pollution, but also...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Urbanization Asia
The solid waste sector is a significant contributor to methane (CH4) emissions with a global warming potential (GWP) of 21 times more than that of CO2 bringing the need for preventive actions from this sector. In the recent years composting projects both centralized and decentralized have proved to be addressing this issue. However, much of the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management & Research
Author:
Shabbir H Gheewala
Sébastien Bonnet
At present, there are many environmental, economic and social problems associated with poor municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Thailand. The development of sustainable solid waste management systems is a crucial aspect and should be based on an integrated approach. Therefore, an integrated system was designed for Nonthaburi Municipality...
Peer-reviewed Article
In The Journal of Environment and Development
This study shows that some Japanese local governments, at both the prefecture and city levels, have engaged in international cooperation with local governments in developing countries in Asia to improve environmental management and explains their motivations to do so even if international cooperation is not usually considered part of local...